From the grassy prairie lands to the snow-covered peaks, Colorado is home to more than 400 species of birds.
Whether you enjoy watching raptors soar through the sky, waterfowl dive for fish or songbirds flutter through the branches, you can find your favorites at Colorado State Parks. So grab your binoculars, and don’t forget your camera!
Places to go Birding: Colorado has many opportunities for observing more than 400 species of native and migratory birds. See the Birding Locations page for suggestions on where to go.
Birding with Kids: Birds are less elusive than many other kinds of wildlife and provide valuable lessons in ecology – the interaction between animals and their environment. Kids enjoy watching birds at any age. Take a look at the suggested activities on the CPW Birding with Kids Flyer to help your children become excited about birds.